System A has two processors, Program X takes 10 seconds to execute on one of the processors. Program Y takes 10 seconds to execute in parallel on the other processor.  System B has a single processor that can execute only one problem at a time. Program X takes 6 seconds to execute on this processor.  WHich system would you oick if you cared about overall system througjput?

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Asked Sep 19, 2019

System A has two processors, Program X takes 10 seconds to execute on one of the processors. Program Y takes 10 seconds to execute in parallel on the other processor.  System B has a single processor that can execute only one problem at a time. Program X takes 6 seconds to execute on this processor.  WHich system would you oick if you cared about overall system througjput?

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Throughput - It is the amount of information that a system can process within the specified time.

System A:

  • It has two processors.
  • The program X and program Y are running in parallel and both takes 10 seconds to complete.
  • Total time taken is 10 seconds.

System B:

  • It has only one p...

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